Tale of Two Austins – Workforce Development

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Austin has the creativity, resources, dedication, and leadership to create a sustainable community where basic resources are provided and all residents are healthy, educated, safe, and live as independently and productively as possible. We ask for your partnership in embracing this vision and supporting the solutions required to make sure that this is achieved.

We exist because...

  • Human services are a vital link to creating a safe & sustainable community.
  • Our human services infrastructure is strained by increasing poverty.
  • Support of effective organizations and collaborations produces economic benefits for everyone.

Get involved and learn more about the Tale of Two Austins!

One Voice Central Texas is a coalition of over 85 nonprofit health and human service organizations unified by the common value that people come first. We represent the community’s support network for children and the elderly, opportunity youth, the hungry and the homeless, persons with disabilities, those who are illiterate, those who are immigrants, and victims of violence. We are also the voice for all of the rapidly growing populations in our community who are unable to access a standard of living that supports their health, safety, security, and general welfare. Our region is witnessing dramatically growing financial gaps between the different segments of our community, confirmed in the CAN Community Indicators report.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact info@onevoicecentraltx.org.

Awareness >> Advocacy
The purpose of the Tale of Two Austins campaign is to raise awareness around disparities in Austin. Learn about how One Voice uses this information to advocate on behalf of social services in our Put People First campaign.

Data Sources:

"October 2013 Standings for On Numbers Economic Index", The Business Journals, 2013

"Insight: Segregated City", Martin Prosperity Institute, 2015

American Community Survey, US Census Bureau

National Assessment of Adult Literacy

Economic Modeling Specialists International, 2014

"When Will Austin Wages Catch Up with Its Job Growth?", Austin American-Statesman, 2014

"Higher Education Persistence and Completion", E3 Alliance, 2015

"Austin stays No. 1 in economic ratings for ninth time in 10 months", G. Scott Thomas, Bizjournals.com

"13th Annual Digital Cities Survey – 2013 Results", Center for Digital Government

"Best Cities in Texas for Job Seekers", Divya Raghavan, NerdWallet.com

"Naples, Austin Head List Of Best Cities For Job Growth", Kurt Badenhausen, Forbes.com, 2014

Tale of Two Austins infographic - FINAL

Tale of Two Austins infographic - FINAL

Click the infographics above to view our past Tale of Two Austins campaigns